[OLPC_Boston] Kendall Sq 9PM TONIGHT: olpc/sugar MapMaking Jam - Philippines & eKindling! (Mch 6)
holt at laptop.org
Sun Mar 6 13:15:32 EST 2011
Join olpcMAP volunteer peops in person over snacks & drinks, if you
arrive * ON TIME 9PM * tonight!!
1 Cambridge Center, 10th Floor
(directly above the Kendall Sq/MIT subway station on the Red Line!)
Ryan Letada (our guest speaker) just wrote up a great summary here,
reminding you what to do if you want to win a free RED XO LAPTOP :)
> See you in [ JUST LESS THAN 8 HRS ] from now on the usual
> number/channel below: http://twitter.com/olpc ! Don't forget to
> submit your "Filipino Factoids" guesses in advance here, remembering
> you do NOT need to answer all questions to win:
> That is if you+family take exploring+mapmaking
> http://olpcmap.net/?go=southeast_asia seriously in any way ;)
> Organic community edutech growth is not a mere slogan in the
> Philippines, thanks to Ryan Letada (Exec Director of eKindling)
> bringing an exciting update for us this Sunday, explaining the
> exceptional progress this community organization is building out.
> Remember: the Philippines practically invented the term "people
> power" in 1986, during the Marcos-to-Aquino nonviolent revolution
> -- exactly 25 years prior to the Arab World discovering the same:
> Volunteers/projects globally will learn important insights from
> these devoted Filipinos' experiences -- and directly get involved
> if you too want to help them build civil society, starting right here:
> Beyond eKindling's strongest volunteer successes you may already
> know about:
> Not to give away Ryan's entire talk (and "Filipino Factoids" you
> will be asked to answer if you want to win a Red XO!) but going
> forward, eKindling is in fact looking at integrating mapping into
> its actual core curriculum, expanding upon the innovation in
> Uganda's http://mapuganda.blogspot.com
> /How refreshing that an entire country might take seriously the
> idea we "Help kids everywhere map their world, at
> http://olpcMAP.net !" interweaving deep in-school learning across
> an entire country's cultural fabric./
> Please join us Sunday March 6th, 9PM EST on the usual number to
> find out more -- RSVP if possible!
> +1 866 213-2185 or +1 609 454-9914
> Access Code: 1671650#
> Live Chat Backchannel:
> (that's #olpc-help on irc.freenode.net)
> Help kids everywhere map their world, athttp://olpcMAP.net !
Help kids everywhere map their world, at http://olpcMAP.net !
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